Visiting Crete, without visiting the Knossos Palace and Archaeological Museum of Heraklion, you haven’t visited anything. You MUST, visit these two sites because there you will find and meet the Cretan history since antiquity.
Knossos Palace is the capital of the Minoan Civilization and the most visited site in Crete Island. King Minos, son of the god Zeus and the Phoenician princess Europa built and ruled the city of Knossos. Discover the oldest civilization of Europe in this magnificent ancient city.
All the unique findings of the excavations, in different sites in Crete are exhibited in the Archaeological Museum of Heraklion. Here you can find the famous Phaistos Disc, statues, gold jewels, and other objects, such as vessels, tools, weapons, and figurines made of marble, clay, and metals.
This experience will remain unforgettable for the rest of your life.